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OUR HISTORYArizona Wedding Ministers

Fresh out of college and eager to serve, Phillip Waring performed his first destination wedding ceremony in 1977 at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. After the ceremony, the wedding coordinator asked him to print some business cards. Arizona Ministers was born. The entire story is found in his book, WeddingPhD.

Arizona Wedding Ministers

Phil performed the first of several weddings at the Arizona Diamondbacks Stadium in 2001. Before retirement, Phil performed more than 17,000 ceremonies in Europe, Israel, Mexico, Canada, and ten United States.

Ordained Civil Wedding Officiant


Gwen Waring joined Arizona Ministers in 2000. Performing beautiful weddings and running a busy wedding office, she’s the most helpful resource for any engaged couple.

 Cell/Text: 602-619-7277. She answers & returns messages from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

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